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Droning on: the final chapter… (for now)… three short videos combined into one, in which my cockiness at my flying skills come back to bite me in the butt…

I was so sure of myself. I had sent my new drone high into the sky. I had flown through tree branches. On the last day of my Christmas vacation at my mom’s house in the Bay Area, I decided … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 8… mad flying skillz… part 2…

I was getting so good at flying the new drone. I was confident. It was so stable and responsive. I tried flying it right into the trees, and it worked! And the views of the San Francisco Bay were spectacular.

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 7… Getting the hang of it…

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 6… flight training…

I am sure you are getting tired of these. I just put them here so I can look at them again. I promise that when I finish this series, I will use the drone more sparingly for more exciting things. … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 5… The Once And Future King… Arthur…

Oh yeah, this one has music and voice acting… and rambles on about how a young prince once dreamed of being able to astral project his spirit into the sky while he played, earthbound, in that very schoolyard. Sort of. … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 4… The childhood blues variant…

Drone flight in the hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay Area, and the elementary school I went to as a child, with some blues as a background music track, that I noodled along with on my guitar, using that Spark … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 2…

The first flight of my second drone. Notice that I am controlling the flight and the camera on my own, with just a little advice from my daughter’s boyfriend. Notice how stable the camera is, how good the quality of … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 1…

This is my new drone. The first one was fun, but the video and photos went to my phone, and were not really great quality. This one has a video card inside it. The range is better, the stability is … Continue reading

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Droning on… the final chapter… sort of…

Okay, this is it, the last of the videos from my first, and not very good, drone. But it is a nice aerial shot of the street where I grew up in the Bay Area, where I played hide-and-seek, and … Continue reading

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Droning on… part 10…

Oh, I might not be good at controlling the drone, but I am good at droning on. Ha!

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